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File:Michael Nyman.jpg|thumb|Michael Nyman at Odessa International Film Festival in July 2015 '''Michael Laurence Nyman''', Order of the British Empire|CBE (born 23 March 1944) is an English composer of minimalist music, pianist, libretto|librettist and musicologist, known for numerous film soundtrack|scores (many written during his lengthy collaboration with the film director|filmmaker Peter Greenaway), and his multi-platinum The Piano (soundtrack)|soundtrack album to Jane Campion's ''The Piano''. He has additionally written a number of operas, including ''The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat (opera)|The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat''; ''Letters, Riddles and Writs''; ''Noises, Sounds & Sweet Airs''; ''Facing Goya''; ''Man and Boy:...
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